ZBWL: First Bank play Dolphins in final

ZBWL: First Bank play Dolphins in final

Defending champions First Bank will face Dolphins in the final of the Zenith Bank Women’s League on Wednesday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

The two finalists will also represent Nigeria in the 2018 FIBA Africa Women’s Club Championship.

First Bank Basketball Club of Lagos recorded an easy win over Nigeria Customs on Tuesday.

The Elephant girls out-shot Customs 73-44 as they dominated the whole 4 quarters 19-14, 18-18, 23-10 and 14-10.

Nkechi Akashili dropped 20 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds while Okoro Ifunanya came from the bench to contribute 14points and 5 rebounds.

Dolphins overcame their 2017 heartbreak with a commanding 57-44 points win over newcomers, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry.

Bintu Badmus who played 32 minutes contributed 19points, 2 assists and 9 rebounds to aid her team’s progress.

Fumnanya Ijeh who was recently invited to the senior women’s team preparing for the FIBA Africa 3×3 cup of Nations also shot 10 points and 5 assists.

Mountain of Fire who were undone by inexperience lost out of a possible place in the final and will now face Customs in the 3rd place play off at 12pm on Wednesday. While Dolphins will face defending champions, First Bank at 2pm.

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